Birth & Midwifery in Latvia
Resources for parents and practitioners
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Rudite Bruvere started the first independent midwifery practice in Latvia, offering pregnancy care and breastfeeding support, as well as attending homebirths. Since 2000, she has been on the board of the Association of Midwives of Latvia, working on the politics of and for the profession. In 2003 she founded The Family Cradle, a non-profit organization that will include a maternity center, midwifery training and a shelter house for neglected pregnant women.